Croton caudatus Geisel. 

Family : Euphorbiaceae

Local name : Lota-mahudi (As.)

Scandent shrub; young parts stellate hairy; leaves ovate or ovate-orbicular, serrate, pubescent; flowers white, in fascicles, arranged in racemes; capsules globose, obscurely trigonous.

Distribution :  Common, in scrub jungles.

Uses : Leaves used in urinary troubles.


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